Dyslexia and Mathematics

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Thomas Richard Miles, Elaine Miles
Psychology Press, 2004 - Education - 164 pages
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In this revised and fully updated second edition of the classic bestselling text, the formidable team of expert contributors, inluding Professor Tim Miles OBE, draw on their extensive experience in the field. The outcome is a wealth of material based on individual case studies supported by practical and accessible teaching strategies.

The new material includes:

  • discussion of the latest thinking in the field – ideas on dyscalculia
  • information from a survey of primary school children
  • guidance on suitable testing material
  • innovative contributions on practice.

The second edition of Dyslexia and Mathematics is unique in terms of its coverage and authority, and is a must-buy text for teachers, student teachers and special needs co-ordinators.

 

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Contents

Informal diagnosis and thinking style
21
Linking language to action
39
Reading and writing in mathematics
54
The use of structured materials with older pupils
78
The use of patterns
94
Steering a way through number facts
120
Childrens arithmetical difficulties
139
An overview
151
proof of gypsy multiplication
157
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About the author (2004)

Miles has over 20 years' experience of teaching dyslexics and of running courses for teachers. In 1996 she and Professor Miles received the Orton Dyslexia Society Award for International Leadership in the field of dyslexia.

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